In the News

October 26, 2023

Taking the heat off Valley Parking lots

ASU News, Dolores Tropiano

October 5, 2023

How to build a heat-resilient city, Jake Bittle & Naveena Sadasivam

September 27, 2023

Heat governance scholar Ladd Keith's collaboration with NOAA

NOAA, John Dos Passos Coggin, Melissa DeFrancesco, Gillen Curren, & Amber Liggett

September 19, 2023

Portion of Phoenix's Desert Ridge Marketplace gets cool pavement treatment

KTAR News, Suelen Rivera,

September 19, 2023

Vestar and ASU launch 'cool pavement project' at Desert Ridge Marketplace

AZ Big Meda, Vestar PR,

September 19, 2023

Vestar Wants Shoppers to Stay Cool

US Real Estate News, Mike Boyd, US Real Estate News

August 23, 2023

‘Shocking’ Temps Don’t Tell the Whole Story of Extreme Heat

The Good Men Project, Kyle Mittan, UArizona

August 9, 2023

Tackling extreme heat isn't a summertime job - it's a year-round effort

SmartCities World, Luke Antoniou

July 31, 2023

As Arizona builds to solve a housing crisis, will its homes withstand future heat extremes?

Arizona Republic, Joan Meiners

July 28, 2023

Phoenix’s Rapid Growth Magnified Its Vulnerability to Heat

Bloomberg CityLab, Linda Poon

July 27, 2023

Biden looks to provide relief from extreme heat as record high temperatures persist across the US

Associate Press, Drew Costley, Joseph B. Frederick, and Tassanee Vejpongsa

July 26, 2023

These thermal images show how Phoenix uses technology to keep cool

Washington Post, Allyson Chiu, Erin Patrick O'Connor and John Farrell

July 26, 2023

How cities are battling extreme heat, and why record-breaking temps don't tell the whole story

UArizona Communications, Kyle Mittan

July 26, 2023

This Sweaty Robot Can Teach Us How to Survive Extreme Heat

Singularity Hub, Vanessa Bates-Ramirez

June 30, 2023                                           

UA Workshop Deepens Local Educators’ Knowledge of the Impact of Climate Change in Arizona

AZPM News, Katya Mendoza

May 19, 2023

UArizona Experts Available to Discuss Extreme Heat

University of Arizona Press Release

In Publications

Mark Kear, Margaret O. Wilder, Karina G. Martinez-Molina, Laura McCann, Dugan Meyer. Home thermal security, energy equity and the social production of heat in manufactured housing, Energy Research & Social Science, Volume 106 (2023) 103318, ISSN 2214-6296.

Lobo, J., Aggarwal, R.M., Alberti, M. et al. Integration of urban science and urban climate adaptation research: opportunities to advance climate action. npj Urban Sustain 3, 32 (2023). 

Anand, J, Sailor, D.J. How can we combine urban cooling strategies to effectively cool cities over the entire diurnal cycle? Building and Environment, Volume 242 (2023)